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Title:  The Condition of Education 2002
Description: The Condition of Education summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report, which is required by law, is an indicator report intended for a general audience of readers who are interested in education. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available. The 2002 print edition includes 44 indicators in six main areas: (1) enrollment trends and student characteristics at all levels of the education system from preprimary education to adult learning; (2) student achievement and the longer term, enduring effects of education; (3) student effort and rates of progress through the educational system among different population groups; (4) the quality of elementary and secondary education in terms of courses taken, teacher characteristics, and other factors; (5) the context of postsecondary education; (6) and societal support for learning, including parental and community support for learning, and public and private financial support of education at all levels. This edition also includes special analyses on the environment, climate, and student outcomes at private schools and on the enrollment and persistence of nontraditional undergraduates.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2002
Web Release: May 31, 2002
Print Release: July 2, 2002
Publication #: NCES 2002025
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: John Wirt, Susan Choy, Debra Gerald, Stephen Provasnik, Patrick Rooney, Satoshi Watanabe, and Richard Tobin
Type of Product: Compendium
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Compendium, please contact:
Thomas D. Snyder.
 
 
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